3 edition of Anglo-Saxon England found in the catalog.
December 27, 1979
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||398|
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May 01, · The book presupposes a reasonable understanding of English geography and political boundaries during the Anglo-Saxon period, so other books are necessary to fill that gap. On the other hand there is simply no other work written which does as good a job in providing a detailed, comprehensive picture of Anglo-Saxon England as this one.5/5(5). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Anglo-Saxon England, One In The Bodley Head Archaeologies Series Edited By Magnus Magnusson With Contributiions By A Sucession Of Learned Archaeologists, Drawings By Pippa Brand.
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Mar 25, · For those of us who from childhood might have glibly claimed to be Anglo-Saxon without understanding or knowing just who the Angles and Saxons were, this very detailed book of the history of that area and that time enlightens them.
It is so detailed that it could likely be considered a university text for a course - but that is its strength/5(21). There have been any number of books published on Anglo-Saxon England since this Even today, more than half a century after the book was first published, people still look to Frank Stenton's work for an overview of England between the Romans leaving and the /5.
Mar 25, · The book presupposes a reasonable understanding of English geography and political boundaries during the Anglo-Saxon period, so other books are necessary to fill that gap.
On the other hand there is simply no other work written which does as good a job in providing a detailed, comprehensive Anglo-Saxon England book of Anglo-Saxon England as this one/5(20). Jul 01, · Anglo-Saxon England, the final volume in the Britain before the Conquest series takes the history and archaeology of Britain from the 5th Century AD through tocovering perhaps the most enigmatic period in British history, when post-Roman, native British and Continental influences amalgamated, in a manner often difficult to unravel/5.
Short and to the point, a good introduction to life in Anglo-Saxon England before 'The Viking Anglo-Saxon England book. While it won't do away with the need for much nice much more detailed studies it provides a good overview which will give the details some context/5. "A book that will undoubtedly shape approaches to early medieval England for many years to come."―Richard Jones, author of The Medieval Natural World "John Blair has a reputation for being one of the most original historians of Anglo-Saxon England, and he amply merits that with this amazing new book.
This deft mixture of archaeology, history, and place-name studies shows us how Anglo-Saxon Cited by: 4. The discovery in Sonderhausen of a fragmentary psalter glossed in Latin and Old English allows fresh inferences to be drawn regarding the study of the psalter in Anglo-Saxon England, and of the transmission of the corpus of vernacular psalter glosses.
A detailed textual and palaeographical study of the Wearmouth-Jarrow bibles leads to the exciting possibility that the hand of Bede can be. Welcome to Anglo-Saxon Books We are the leading publisher of affordable books about Anglo-Saxon history, language and culture.
If you want to teach yourself Old English we have suitable books and CDs. New title. The Sword in Anglo-Saxon England from the 5th to 7th century. A comprehensive study of a group of lavish gospelbooks written under the patronage of a late Anglo-Saxon countess, Judith of Flanders (sometime wife of the Earl Tostig who was killed at Stamford.
Jun 07, · 'outstanding one of the most valuable contributions ever made to our knowledge of the history of our own land' English Historical Review This book covers the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism /5(3).
Discussing the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest, this book focuses on the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms and the Anglo-Norman monarchy in It also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, drawing on many diverse examples; the result is a fascinating insight /5(2).
Anglo-Saxons, name given to the Germanic-speaking peoples who settled in England after the decline of Roman rule there. They were first invited by the Celtic King Vortigern, who needed help fighting the Picts and hamaikastudio.com Angles (Lat. Angli), who are mentioned in Tacitus' Germania, seem to have come from what is now Schleswig in the later decades of the 5th cent.
The literature of Anglo-Saxon England is unique among contemporary European literatures in that it features a vast amount of saints' lives in the vernacular. This study analyzes the most important author Aelfric's lives of five important saints in the light 5/5(1). This book illustrates some of the exciting paths of enquiry being explored in many different fields of Anglo-Saxon studies - archaeology, legal history, palaeography, Old English syntax and poetic.
Anglo-Saxon England: a Bibliographical Handbook 3 (always valuable for the Anglo-Saxon period, if in some important cases inevitably showing signs of age). The Oxford History of England (c.
–86) was a notable book series on the history of the United Kingdom. Published by Oxford University Press, it was originally intended to span from Roman Britain to the outbreak of the First World War in fourteen volumes written by eminent historians.
Oct 31, · During Anglo-Saxon times, books were prized possessions. The printing press was still centuries away and so the creation of each book required a painstaking amount of time and effort.
Thus, those available became symbols of power and wealth and were highly-valued among the upper echelons of Anglo-Saxon society. Valuable possessionsAuthor: Tristan Hughes. May 04, · Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.
Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians, and Women in Tenth-Century England (Richard Rawlinson Center Series for Anglo-Saxon Studies). Jul 21, · An impressive book of sweeping coverage, Building Anglo-Saxon England will undoubtedly become the standard work in the field."--Richard Gameson, author of The Role of Art in the Late Anglo-Saxon Church "A book that will undoubtedly shape approaches to early medieval England for many years to come."--Richard Jones, author of The Medieval Natural /5(9).
The end of Anglo-Saxon law. The nature of Anglo-Saxon land tenure was substantially changed by the Norman conquest of England inas all land was then held by the King under Norman feudal control.
The King's tenants in chief held their land in return for provision of men at arms to the King. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.
Elves in Anglo-Saxon England: Matters of Belief, Health, Gender and Identity (Anglo-Saxon Studies).The book is, as you would expect, a survey of the history of Anglo-Saxon England, spanning from the departure of the Romans in the fifth century all the way up to the Norman Conquest in the eleventh/5.Jul 03, · The Anglo-Saxon era is one of the most important in English history, covering the period from the end of Roman authority in the British Isles to the Norman Conquest of in which the very idea of England was born.
In The Kings& Queens of Anglo-Saxon England Price: $